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Japan 2-1 winners over 10-man Colombia

Japan 2 (Kagawa 6′ pen., Osaka 73′) Colombia 1 (Quintero 39′) By Jacob Howard It took Colombia only three minutes to receive the first red card of tournament, leaving them with only ten players to take on Japan in their World Cup opener in Saransk. Japan looked to dominate over Colombia the entire match with […]

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Captain Kane at the double as England seal late win

Tunisia 1 (Sassi 35′(pen)) England 2 (Kane 11′, 90+1) By Ben James England captain Harry Kane scored twice on his World Cup debut as England defeated Tunisia 2-1 in their Group G encounter in Volgograd. A dramatic victory for @England! #TUNENG pic.twitter.com/Ezjc1ZsMkw — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 18, 2018 The Three Lions’ youngest-ever […]

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3 goals and 3 points as Belgium ease past Panama

Belgium 3 (Martens 47’, Lukaku 69’ 75’) Panama 0 By Natasha Prior Group G favourite Belgium opened its campaign with 3-0 defeat of World Cup debutantes Panama in Sochi. Job done for @BelRedDevils ✅#BELPAN // #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/8uWR1saqrW — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 18, 2018 Belgium dominated from the first whistle and it was […]

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Sweden pressure Germany with VAR-assisted 1-0 win over South Korea

Sweden 1 (Granqvist 65’ pen.) South Korea 0 By Jesse Kemp-Segedin Sweden has taken three crucial points in a video assistant referee (VAR) assisted 1-0 win over South Korea, which sees them join Mexico at the top of group of ahead of both Germany and South Korea. FT // #SWE win! They join #MEX on […]

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Tues 19 June

Group G Belgium v Panama Sochi, 1am Tunisia v England Volgograd, 4am Group H Colombia v Japan Saransk, 10pm All times AEST

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Penalties – the ‘new’ normal

By Etta McEwan Penalties bring about three things, controversy, criticism, and conversation. And after week one of the 2018 FIFA […]

Brazil leave it until injury time to score 2-0 win over Costa Rica

Brazil 2 (Coutinho 90’ + 1, Neymar 90’ + 7) Costa Rica 0 By Caleb Mitchell A persistent Brazil has […]

Serbia’s hopes hang by a thread after 2-1 loss Switzerland

Serbia 1 (Mitrovic 5’) Switzerland 2 (Xhaka 52’, Shaqiri 90’) By Laurence Kelson Switzerland has come from behind to steal […]

Musa brace keeps Nigeria’s World Cup campaign alive

Nigeria 2 (Musa 49’, 75’) Iceland 0 PHOTO! Musa wheels away as he celebrates his goal. Nigeria 1-0 Iceland #SoarSuperEagles […]

The World Cup Show podcast – Episode 2

Everyone can’t stop talking about VAR. Nor can we, so we’ve called in the video technology expert, Dr Roland Goecke […]

Argentina face elimination after Croatian catastrophe

Argentina 0 Croatia 3 (Rebic 53’, Modric 80′, Rakitic 90+1’) By Jakob Gisik Argentina is on the brink of elimination […]